Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing – Gym or Exercise to Music

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This qualification provides the knowledge and skills to enable learners to plan, deliver and evaluate safe and effective sessions. This qualification will provide entry onto the Register of Exercise Professionals at Level 2. The first 4 units are manadatory, then you can choose your last 2 units based on your pathway (Gym or Exercise to Music).

Entry Requirements
  • The course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential, therefore a degree of physical fitness is necessary
  • There is an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) and application of number involved, and learners should have basic skills in communication and application of number pitched at levels 3 and 2 respectively
Qualification Structure and Credit Value

The total credit value of the qualification is 24 credits.

Mandatory Units

Unit 1 – Anatomy and physiology for exercise (H/600/9013) 

Unit 2 – Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity (M/600/9015) 

Unit 3 – Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment (T/600/9016) 

Unit 4 – Principles of exercise, fitness and health (A/600/9017) 


Unit 5 – Planning gym-based exercise (F/600/9018)

Unit 6 – Instructing gym-based exercise (A/600/9020)

Exercise to Music

Unit 5- Planning group exercise to music

Unit 6- Instructing group exercise to music

  • Coursework

  • Multiple Choice Examination

  • Portfolio of Evidence

  • Practical Demonstration

  • Assignment

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